14 avril 2010

Happy Vishu

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07 mars 2010

Jambul Tree- Eugenia jambolana

Malabar Plum Jambul is an evergreen tree in India which gives oval shaped purple fruits. It's called Jambul in English, Jambu in Sanskrit ,Jamun in Hindi, Njerakka in Malayalam & Njaval in Tamil. Fruits are commonly called java plum, malabar plum, or Indian blackberry. Hindus consider it as a sacred tree & is planted near temples. In Hindu Mythology it's said said that Megha - God of clouds incarnated on earth as Jamun tree. The leaves of this tree are hung over the front door to ensure prosperity. Every part of this tree... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2009

Thiruvathirakali - Danse du Kerala

thiruvathiraenvoyé par ronnieronald Thiruvathirakali - Folk dance of Kerala.
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02 septembre 2009

Happy Onam

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01 septembre 2009

Onam is here

Onam is the harvest festival of Kerala. It begins on Atham Day  & ends on the  Thiruvonam Day ( Sept 2nd).  On these 10 days,  flowers are decorately arranged infront of every house. These flower carpets are  called "Pookalam" .Schools are closed for this festival. It's a great pleasure to collect  & arrange flowers with cousins. All those wonderful memories still remains. Onam festival evokes nostalgic feeling for those who are far away  from their homeland. Some of the common... [Lire la suite]
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14 août 2009

Om Jai Jagdish Hare

"Om Jai Jagdish Hare" is the famous devotional song of North India, composed by Pandit Shardha Ram Phillauri in 1870. OM JAI JAGDISH HARE   Om jai Jagdish hare Swami jai Jagdish hare Bhakt jano ke sankat Das jano ke sankat shan men door kare Om jai Jagdish hare Jo dhyave phal pave Dukh bin se man ka Swami dukh bin se man ka Sukh sampati ghar ave Sukh sampati ghar ave Kasht mite tan ka Om jai Jagdish hare Mat pita tum mere Sharan Paoon main kiski Swami sharan paoon main kiski Tum bin aur na dooja Prabhu bin aur na... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

"Wish Granting Tree" in my Mom's Garden.

Parijatha Tree Parijat are highly fragrant white flowers with six/eight petals arranged above a deep orange tube. These flowers open at dusk spreading their fragrance & fell down when the dawn breaks. Botanical name is  Nycatanthes Arbortristis -  Nycatanthes means "night flowering" & arbortristis means "sad". It's called Night Jasmine/ Coral Jasmine in English, Parijat in Sanskrit , Parijatham in Malayalam , Pavizhamalli in Tamil , Harsinghar in Hindi & Shefali in Bengali. Yves Rocher's perfume "Shafali" is... [Lire la suite]
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26 mai 2009

South -West Monsoon hits Kerala.

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13 mai 2009

Mouthwatering Plantain treats from Kerala

Plantain treats of Kerala Banana Chips & Sharkara Upperi  ( fried banana coated with jagerry  ) are the famous tea time snacks of Kerala, but Upperi (quartered banana chips) are served along with rice. Calicut Banana chips are the best. Can be bought from Rly station. Can buy & enjoy frying from a shop on the highway. Address : Calicut Banana Products , Chakkorathukulam - Calicut 11 , tel 2368575Plantain farms of Kerala                  ... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2009

Happy Vishu

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